Herzog, Isaac Halevi

(1888-1959)
   Chief rabbi (see Rabbinate of Israel) of Palestine and Israel (1936-59). He was born in Lomza, Russian Poland, and died in Jerusalem. He was educated in England, where he was ordained and attained a doctorate from the University of London. He served as a rabbi in Belfast and became chief rabbi of the Irish Free State in 1925. He was chosen chief rabbi of Palestine in 1936. His son, Chaim Herzog, became a significant figure in the Israel Defense Forces and was elected president of Israel, while his younger son, Ya'acov (Jacob David) Herzog, became an important figure in Israel's foreign policy and political establishment.

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  • Herzog, Isaac Halevi — (1888–1959)    Chief rabbi of Israel. Isaac Herzog’s father came from Poland to be rabbi of Leeds in England. He himself was appointed chief rabbi of the Irish Free State in 1925. An ardent Zionist, he founded the Mizrachi Federation of Great… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Herzog, Isaac Halevi — ▪ Israeli rabbi born November 1888, Łomża, Pol. died July 25, 1959, Jerusalem       scholar, author, religious philosopher, lecturer, chief rabbi of the Irish Free State (1925–36), and chief rabbi of Palestine (later Israel) from 1936. Herzog… …   Universalium

  • Isaac Herzog (homme politique) —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Herzog. Isaac Bouji Herzog (hébreu : יצחק בוז י הרצוג) est un avocat et homme politique israélien (Tel Aviv, 1960 ) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Herzog, Chaim — ▪ 1998       Irish born Israeli politician, soldier, lawyer, and author (b. Sept. 17, 1918, Belfast, Ire. d. April 17, 1997, Tel Aviv, Israel), was an eloquent and passionate spokesman for the Zionist cause and was instrumental in the development …   Universalium

  • Herzog, Ya'acov David — (1921 1972)    Rabbi Dr. Ya acov (Jacob) David Herzog was an Israeli diplomat, lawyer, rabbinic scholar, and political adviser. The second son of the first Chief Rabbi of Palestine and the state of Israel, Isaac Halevi Herzog (1888 1959) and the… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Herzog, Chaim — (1918 97)    Israel s sixth president (1983 88). Born in Belfast, Ireland, on 17 September 1918, he was the son of Rabbi Isaac Halevi Herzog, who later became the first chief rabbi (see RABBINATE [CHIEF] OF ISRAEL) of the state of Israel. He… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Herzog, Yitzhak — (1960 )    Israel Labor Party member of the Knesset, first elected to the 16th Knesset in 2003 and appointed minister of housing and construction on 10 January 2005. He was the scion of one of Israel s most influential political families, the son …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Herzog — may refer to:* Herzog (name), German noble title and surname. * Herzog (novel), novel by Saul Bellow * Herzog (game) and Herzog Zwei , computer games by TechnoSoftPeople* Andreas Herzog (born 1968), Austrian soccer player * Chaim Herzog… …   Wikipedia

  • Halevi — may refer to:* Rabbi Aharon HaLevi (אהרן הלוי; 1235 c. 1290) * Ephraim Halevy ( he. אפרים הלוי; born 1934) * Ilan Halevi ( he. ; ) * Rabbi Yehuda Halevi ( he. יהודה הלוי; ) * Rabbi Abraham ibn Daud ha Levi * Adolf Abraham Halevi Fraenkel * Rabbi… …   Wikipedia

  • Isaac Halevy — can refer to many people *Yitzhak HaLevi Herzog *Yitzhak Isaac Halevy Rabinowitz *Yitzhak HaLevi ben Mordechai Raitzes the Rabbi of Krakow from 1778 to 1799 …   Wikipedia

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